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Five-star PG commits to Georgia

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KANSAS CITY, MO - NOVEMBER 21: Head coach Mark Fox of the Georgia Bulldogs claps from the bench during the CBE Hall of Fame Classic game against the George Washington Colonials at the Sprint Center on November 21, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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The first commitment for Georgia in the 2019 class is a monster one.

Ashton Hagans, a top-15 national recruit, pledged to Mark Fox’s program Thursday, years after the Bulldogs offered him as an eighth-grader.

“A couple of days ago, I felt like that was the best decision for me to go with,” Hagans told 247Sports. “We had a conversation over and over and we would go to games and sit down and see how I could help them out. We just kept talking and kept talking. I had a couple of talks with my coaches.

“That opened my eyes.”

Hagans, a 6-foot-4 point guard who hails from Covington, Ga., chose the Bulldogs over in-state contender Georgia Tech. He also held offers from the likes of North Carolina and Kansas.